Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Actionable Insight skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Actionable Insight over the 6 months to 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Actionable Insights (or Actionable Intelligence, Actionable Recommendations)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 770 698 841
Rank change year-on-year -72 +143 +70
Permanent jobs citing Actionable Insight 408 487 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.30% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.33% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 271 363 329
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,600
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -5.46% +5.78%
10th Percentile £26,750 £31,300 £29,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £77,950
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% -8.16% +8.89%

Actionable Insight is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 147,670 146,543 176,127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.88% 89.54% 88.84%
Number of salaries quoted 120,807 121,658 147,486
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

Actionable Insight
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Actionable Insight as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Actionable Insight in England

Actionable Insight
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Actionable Insight in England.

Salary trend for Actionable Insight in England

Actionable Insight
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Actionable Insight in England over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Actionable Insight in England

Actionable Insight
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Actionable Insight within the England region over the 6 months to 19 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -37 229 £50,000 - 40
South East -4 71 £37,500 -16.67% 11
North of England +2 40 £40,000 +10.34% 17
Midlands -22 35 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Yorkshire +33 21 £40,000 -8.57% 7
South West +5 21 £36,250 -34.09% 6
West Midlands -6 19 £39,500 +6.76%
North West -14 17 £55,000 +57.14% 10
East Midlands -9 16 £28,500 -36.67% 5
East of England +1 11 £40,000 - 9
North East - 2 £40,000 -
Actionable Insight
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT jobs citing Actionable Insight also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Actionable Insight.

1 244 (59.80%) Analytics
2 223 (54.66%) Analytical Skills
3 173 (42.40%) SQL
4 167 (40.93%) Marketing
5 151 (37.01%) Degree
6 115 (28.19%) Python
7 111 (27.21%) Visualisation
8 108 (26.47%) Google
9 104 (25.49%) R
10 98 (24.02%) Microsoft Excel
11 97 (23.77%) Data Science
12 91 (22.30%) Microsoft
13 89 (21.81%) Google Analytics
14 81 (19.85%) Mathematics
15 77 (18.87%) Business Intelligence
16 76 (18.63%) Finance
17 73 (17.89%) Digital Marketing
18 68 (16.67%) Actionable Recommendations
19 66 (16.18%) Tableau
20 64 (15.69%) Data Visualisation
21 51 (12.50%) Computer Science
22 50 (12.25%) Machine Learning
22 50 (12.25%) Data Analysis
22 50 (12.25%) SAS
23 49 (12.01%) Statistics
24 46 (11.27%) SEO
24 46 (11.27%) Big Data
25 45 (11.03%) CRM
25 45 (11.03%) AdWords
26 44 (10.78%) Pay per click

Actionable Insight
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 50 (12.25%) SAS
2 19 (4.66%) Apache Spark
3 8 (1.96%) Drupal
4 6 (1.47%) Apache
4 6 (1.47%) CMS
5 5 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.98%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.74%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.25%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.25%) Confluence
8 1 (0.25%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.25%) IIS
8 1 (0.25%) nginx
8 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 98 (24.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (6.37%) SPSS
3 18 (4.41%) Microsoft Office
4 17 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.23%) Mathematica
6 3 (0.74%) Stata
7 1 (0.25%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.25%) EViews
7 1 (0.25%) InVision
7 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.25%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 5 (1.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 5 (1.23%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.49%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 1 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.25%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 89 (21.81%) Google Analytics
2 45 (11.03%) AdWords
3 26 (6.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (5.64%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (4.90%) Adobe Analytics
6 10 (2.45%) Google Tag Manager
7 8 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (1.47%) Azure Machine Learning
9 5 (1.23%) Azure Data Factory
10 4 (0.98%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.98%) SaaS
11 3 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.49%) GitHub
13 1 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.25%) Flurry Analytics
13 1 (0.25%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.25%) IaaS
13 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.43%) Firewall
2 8 (1.96%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.72%) Network Security
4 6 (1.47%) Skype
5 3 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.49%) 3G
6 2 (0.49%) 4G
6 2 (0.49%) Broadband
6 2 (0.49%) Internet
6 2 (0.49%) Wireless
7 1 (0.25%) LAN
7 1 (0.25%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (11.27%) Big Data
2 36 (8.82%) SQL Server
3 30 (7.35%) Power BI
4 26 (6.37%) Data Mining
4 26 (6.37%) Hadoop
5 24 (5.88%) QlikView
6 21 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (3.92%) MySQL
9 15 (3.68%) Relational Database
10 11 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (1.72%) Amazon Redshift
12 7 (1.72%) MongoDB
12 7 (1.72%) NoSQL
13 6 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
13 6 (1.47%) Data Lake
13 6 (1.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 19 (4.66%) RStudio
2 18 (4.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 18 (4.41%) Subversion
3 9 (2.21%) Cucumber
4 3 (0.74%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.49%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.49%) Eclipse RCP
5 2 (0.49%) Visual Website Optimizer
6 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.25%) Selenium
6 1 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 167 (40.93%) Marketing
2 76 (18.63%) Finance
3 40 (9.80%) Retail
4 36 (8.82%) Telecoms
5 22 (5.39%) Advertising
6 17 (4.17%) Law
7 14 (3.43%) Games
8 8 (1.96%) Aerospace
8 8 (1.96%) Banking
9 7 (1.72%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.23%) Legal
10 5 (1.23%) Military
11 4 (0.98%) Electronics
11 4 (0.98%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.74%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.74%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.74%) Publishing
13 2 (0.49%) Back Office
13 2 (0.49%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 166 (40.69%) Analyst
2 48 (11.76%) Developer
3 46 (11.27%) Data Analyst
4 43 (10.54%) Data Scientist
5 36 (8.82%) Account Manager
5 36 (8.82%) PPC Account Manager
5 36 (8.82%) PPC Manager
6 35 (8.58%) Senior Analyst
7 26 (6.37%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 25 (6.13%) Digital Analyst
9 24 (5.88%) Insight Analyst
9 24 (5.88%) Marketing Analyst
10 21 (5.15%) Social Media Manager
11 17 (4.17%) R Developer
12 14 (3.43%) Consultant
12 14 (3.43%) Senior Developer
13 13 (3.19%) Analytics Manager
13 13 (3.19%) SQL Analyst
14 12 (2.94%) Architect
15 11 (2.70%) Customer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (7.11%) HTML
2 25 (6.13%) CSS
3 10 (2.45%) AngularJS
4 9 (2.21%) .NET
4 9 (2.21%) Hibernate
4 9 (2.21%) JPA
4 9 (2.21%) Spring
4 9 (2.21%) Spring Boot
4 9 (2.21%) Spring Security
5 8 (1.96%) Natural Language Processing
6 6 (1.47%) ASP.NET
7 5 (1.23%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (1.23%) Entity Framework
7 5 (1.23%) PySpark
7 5 (1.23%) SparkR
7 5 (1.23%) Web Services
8 4 (0.98%) Sphinx
9 3 (0.74%) CSS3
9 3 (0.74%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 223 (54.66%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 42 (10.29%) Social Media
4 32 (7.84%) User Experience
5 26 (6.37%) Algorithms
5 26 (6.37%) Management Information System
6 16 (3.92%) Digital Media
7 9 (2.21%) Social Network
8 8 (1.96%) Fintech
8 8 (1.96%) FMCG
8 8 (1.96%) Security Operations Centre
9 7 (1.72%) Cyber Defence
9 7 (1.72%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (1.23%) Augmented Reality
10 5 (1.23%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.98%) Analytical Mindset
11 4 (0.98%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 4 (0.98%) iPad
11 4 (0.98%) Life Science
12 3 (0.74%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 15 (3.68%) Linux
2 13 (3.19%) Windows
3 6 (1.47%) Unix
4 5 (1.23%) Windows 10
4 5 (1.23%) Windows 7
4 5 (1.23%) Windows 8
5 4 (0.98%) FreeBSD
5 4 (0.98%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.49%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.49%) VMS
7 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (59.80%) Analytics
2 111 (27.21%) Visualisation
3 97 (23.77%) Data Science
4 81 (19.85%) Mathematics
5 77 (18.87%) Business Intelligence
6 73 (17.89%) Digital Marketing
7 64 (15.69%) Data Visualisation
8 50 (12.25%) Data Analysis
8 50 (12.25%) Machine Learning
9 49 (12.01%) Statistics
10 46 (11.27%) SEO
11 45 (11.03%) CRM
12 44 (10.78%) Pay per click
13 36 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
13 36 (8.82%) Data Modelling
14 35 (8.58%) ETL
15 34 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
16 33 (8.09%) Customer Insight
17 32 (7.84%) Predictive Modelling
17 32 (7.84%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 173 (42.40%) SQL
2 115 (28.19%) Python
3 104 (25.49%) R
4 33 (8.09%) JavaScript
5 31 (7.60%) Java
6 23 (5.64%) T-SQL
7 10 (2.45%) Scala
8 9 (2.21%) C++
9 7 (1.72%) C
10 5 (1.23%) C#
10 5 (1.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 5 (1.23%) Fortran
10 5 (1.23%) MATLAB
10 5 (1.23%) VBA
11 4 (0.98%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.98%) Perl
11 4 (0.98%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.74%) Ruby
13 2 (0.49%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.25%) ES6
Qualifications
1 151 (37.01%) Degree
2 30 (7.35%) Numerate Degree
3 28 (6.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (2.94%) PhD
5 8 (1.96%) CISSP
5 8 (1.96%) SANS
5 8 (1.96%) Security Cleared
6 7 (1.72%) GIAC
7 5 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.23%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.98%) CCNA
8 4 (0.98%) CCSA
8 4 (0.98%) CISA
8 4 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.98%) CISM
8 4 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (0.98%) MCSD
8 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 3 (0.74%) Analytics IQ
9 3 (0.74%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (16.67%) Actionable Recommendations
2 8 (1.96%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.96%) QA
3 7 (1.72%) PMO
4 4 (0.98%) SLA
5 3 (0.74%) GDPR
6 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.25%) GPG13
6 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (0.74%) Snort
2 2 (0.49%) Docker
3 1 (0.25%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.25%) HDFS
3 1 (0.25%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (0.98%) Computer Incident Response Team
1 4 (0.98%) Juniper STRM
1 4 (0.98%) QRadar
1 4 (0.98%) RSA enVision
1 4 (0.98%) RSA Security Analytics
1 4 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (0.74%) Suricata
3 1 (0.25%) Ansible
3 1 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.25%) Kibana
3 1 (0.25%) logstash
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.25%) Puppet
3 1 (0.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 108 (26.47%) Google
2 91 (22.30%) Microsoft
3 66 (16.18%) Tableau
4 32 (7.84%) Adobe
5 16 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (2.45%) IBM
7 9 (2.21%) Capita
7 9 (2.21%) Oracle
7 9 (2.21%) SAP
8 8 (1.96%) Alteryx
8 8 (1.96%) Intel
9 7 (1.72%) Cognos
9 7 (1.72%) Facebook
10 6 (1.47%) Coremetrics
10 6 (1.47%) MicroStrategy
11 5 (1.23%) Omniture
12 4 (0.98%) CheckPoint
12 4 (0.98%) Cisco
12 4 (0.98%) Juniper
12 4 (0.98%) Sun